Privacy Policy

Sefton Sexual Health Service is a service provided by Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust.

Data Protection
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is registered under the Data Protection Act reference number Z667261X.

We are continuously striving to improve the service provided to you and to help us meet your needs we may collect information about how the website is used. We will not make any attempt to identify the individuals visiting this website but collect general visitor data to improve and maintain the website for the benefit of its users.


A cookie is a small piece of data that a web site transfers to the user’s hard drive while they are visiting a particular web site.

We use cookies to capture information such as which pages are most popular, how long people spend on each page and what links they use to access the information they are seeking.

By using this website you consent for these cookies to be placed on your computer. If you would like to remove these cookies and opt-out of the services that use them you can do so by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser.

Google Analytics

The Sefton Sexual Health website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google.

Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyse how users use the site. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google Analytics in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Cookies We Use

Name of cookie

Type of cookie

Reason for cookie



1st /Persistent


Extracts the following information- where the visitor came from, what search engine they used, what link they clicked on, what keyword they used and where in the world they accessed a website.


1st /Persistent


Keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit and last visits were


1st /Persistent


Works with UTMB_ to determine how long the visitor spends on the site


1st /Persistent


Works with UTMC_ to determine how long the visitor spends on the site


Links to other websites

The Sefton Sexual Health Service website contains links to other website. Sefton Sexual Health Service is not responsible for the content of these websites or how these use information. We recommend that you review the privacy statements of any websites that you visit. The trust does not endorse any external sites and is not responsible for their content.